[haskell-platform] #136: Windows error: "ghci: Unable to locate ghc.exe"

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Sat Aug 21 17:42:33 EDT 2010

#136: Windows error: "ghci: Unable to locate ghc.exe"
 Reporter:  mcandre            |        Owner:  refold    
     Type:  defect             |       Status:  reopened  
 Priority:  major              |    Milestone:  2010.2.0.0
Component:  Windows installer  |   Resolution:            
 Keywords:                     |  
Comment (by refold):

 > I suggest putting quotes around the installation path in the installer.

 Why do you think it will help? It was your original attempted solution,
 and it didn't work.
 The $PLATFORMDIR/bin __is__ added to PATH, the problem is that the call to
 `GetShortPathName` in ghci fails on Win7 for some reason. I
 [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/4266 filed a ticket on the GHC
 bug tracker].

Ticket URL: <http://trac.haskell.org/haskell-platform/ticket/136#comment:10>
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